On #novembeatday23 I went further down the overdrive spiral, with the added brutality of a pattern that sounds like actual (bad) drumming.
I've improved a lot compared to a few months ago. I still suck immensely, but less, and it feels really satisfying. I love when my fingers start moving on their own.
For #novembeatday22 I made an iteration of the previous day, and I suppose this is really not how steel tongue drums are meant to sound. However, there's clearly a lot of metal in there.
On #novembeatday21 I had no idea how a zither sounded like, and not enough energy to try to emulate it (not to mention using prompts literally is boring). So I added a fuzz and a plate reverb, and well, if a zither sounds like this, I need one immediately.
#novembeatday20 prompt is called "Shimmer", so of course I used a massive amount of shimmer reverb. There's quite a bit of saturation and clicks despite the limiter, but apparently the crappy mp3 compression smoothed most of it, so it's okay I guess.
For #novembeatday19 I kept things simple, just a slow vibrato and some reverb with a long decay. Not sure if it's twilight enough, but I like the mood, even if the rhythm is kind of random.
This is a rather big kalimba. https://youtu.be/ZcQ4SWFWHw4
#novembeatday18 is oddly named Seventeen, go figure. It's probably the closest thing to doom metal I recorded so far. Doom steel, I suppose. It uses an octaver that boosts the bass, plugged into a fuzz and a vibrato.
#novembeatday17 is just a huge amount of reverb. I'm feeling tired and uninspired today, but hey, as they say, the show must go on. I think I really need to start studying more closely how to compose melodies. Maybe the fact I have only six notes doesn't help, but it should be enough. It's more like I'm not sure what to do with them.
Computers ate my soul.
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